Marina and the Diamonds is the stage name for Marina Diamandis, a Welsh-born singer of Greek heritage. The solo indie pop artist has a feathery, versatile voice, crooning pop songs for the new generation. Her sometimes futuristic, sometimes old-school approach comes from a mixture of influences, from Blondie to Kate Bush to Dolly Parton. The synthesis of it all is impressive, as the young artist conquers fans all over the globe. Following the release of her first full-length album in 2010, her fan base has exploded, waiting to hear what's next from this diamond in the rough.